Thursday, Apr. 24, 2014

SPORTS
Soccer boys kick off season with three wins

Soccer boys kick off season with three wins

By Mike Maltais
Liberty Bell High School varsity boys’ soccer started its season in dramatic fashion with a come-from-behind 3-2 win over …
Multi-sport Winthrop Traverse coming in June

Multi-sport Winthrop Traverse coming in June

A new multi-sport event, the Sun Mountain Lodge Winthrop Traverse, will take place at Pearrygin Lake State Park on June 14, when solo, tandem and relay teams will take on the 35.25-mile course on feet, on bikes and on the water. The event, organized by Recreation Northwest, is the first of a series of similar...
Steelhead fishing to close on local rivers

Steelhead fishing to close on local rivers

The Columbia River and tributaries above Rock Island Dam, including the Methow and Okanogan rivers, will be closed to fishing for steelhead one hour after sunset on Monday (March 31), the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced. Other rivers that will be closed to steelhead fishing include the Wenatchee, Icicle and Similkameen rivers. The...
Hunter safety classes

Hunter safety classes

Young nimrods who need their mandatory Hunter Safety Education classes have until 6 p.m. Monday (March 31) to register online for the local classes that start that day. Go to www.register-ed.com, select “Washington,” click on “View Upcoming Events,” find Twisp Grange Hall among the list of Traditional Classroom Courses, and select “View Event” to get...
Sluggers split opening games

Sluggers split opening games

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity boys’ baseball team kicked off its 2014 season the same way as last year, with a …
Pearrygin Lake State Park readies for another busy season

Pearrygin Lake State Park readies for another busy season

By Laurelle Walsh
The staff and crew at Pearrygin Lake State Park are gearing up for an April 1 opening and a 2014 season full of activities, events and camping. “We’re cranking up to get open on April 1,” a goal that is …

Dickinson wins Junior National Biathlon Championship

By Mike Maltais
Winthrop’s Kelsey Dickinson, a Methow Valley Nordic Team (MVNT) alumnus, finished first in all three of her races at the U.S. Biathlon National Championships at Jericho, Maine, March 14 – 16 to clinch the national title in the Junior Women’s category. Dickinson, now competing for …

Sports briefs: March 19, 2014

This week: Register bikes at upcoming bike rodeos to help in recovery efforts and Race through Omak's blooming orchards on April 26.
High flyer

High flyer

Young local snowboarder Merick Johnson catches some air during the sixth annual Loup Loup Slope Style competition at the Loup Loup Ski Bowl last Saturday.
Trio competes at Buddy Werner Championships

Trio competes at Buddy Werner Championships

By Mike Maltais
Hannah Weymuller, Cailin Chandler and Ali Palm represented the Loup Loup Alpine Ski Team at the …